John Sheppard (c1515-1558): Paschal Kyrie – The Sixteen

Sheppard’s Pascal Kyrie is one of my favourite pieces of Easter music. I love it’s combination of serenity and exultation marvellously captured in this performance by The Sixteen conducted by Harry Christophers.

markfromireland:


Kyrie Text & Translation:

Greek

English

Kyrie eleison. Kyrie eleison. Kyrie eleison.Lord have mercy. Lord have mercy. Lord have mercy.
Christe eleison. Christe eleison. Christe eleison.Christ have mercy. Christ have mercy. Christ have mercy.
Kyrie eleison. Kyrie eleison. Kyrie eleison.Lord have mercy. Lord have mercy. Lord have mercy.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *